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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Temp. Eurasia to Indian Subcontinent.
Pulicaria odora

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula heterogamous and radiate (in our species), solitary or in terminal corymbs; receptacle epaleate, with scale-like ridges
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Female florets radiate, small; disc florets 5-dentate; anthers sagittate and caudate; style branches linear, flat and obtuse
sex Female
Female florets radiate, small; disc florets 5-dentate; anthers sagittate and caudate; style branches linear, flat and obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric, 4-ribbed and -angled, setulose-pubescent on the angles; pappus 2-seriate, the inner of smooth or barbellate bristles, the outer of short connate scales.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula heterogamous (in most species in Somalia) or homogamous, solitary or in terminal corymbs; receptacle epaleate, with scale-like ridges
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets female, small, sometimes absent; disk florets 5-dentate, anthers sagittate and caudate, style branches linear, flat and obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric, 4-ribbed and -angled, setulose-pubescent on the angles; pappus 2-seriate, the outer of short connate scales (absent in P.
Distribution
Some 87 species in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Togo, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

California, Khabarovsk, New York, Primorye

Pulicaria Gaertn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ash [1633], Ethiopia 34282.000

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 461 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 363.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Gamal-Eldin in Phanerogam. Monogr. 14 (1981)
  • Kilian in Willdenowia 29: 167–185 (1999).
  • Wagenitz & Gamal-Eldin in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 104: 91–113 (1983)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 109 (1991)
  • E. Gamal-Eldin, Revis. Pulicaria in Phanerog. Monographiae 14: 64 (1981)
  • Fruct. & Sem.. 2: 461, t. 173 (1791)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 290 (1994)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0